Poem of the month

August 21st, 2020|

Whilst not a poem, this writing invites us to reflect deeply… Stories are not abstractions from life but how we engage with it. We make stories and those stories make us human. We awaken into stories as we awaken into language, which is there before and after us. The question is not so much “What do I learn from stories?” as “What stories do I want to live?”. Insofar as I’m nondual with my narratives, that question is just as much, “What stories want to come to life through me?” Extracted from The World is made of Stories. David [...]

Quote of the month

August 20th, 2020|

“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” Roy T. Bennett. “Assume the person you are listening to may know something you don’t” Jordan Peterson, Rule 9. “The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.” J. Krishnamurti

Personal book reflection …

August 20th, 2020|

Personal book reflection … Book review of the month: August 2020 mindsight The new science of personal transformation by Daniel J. Siegel. M.D. The analogy that comes to mind when reading this book is a ‘rising sun’. My experience with each section is a like a new day which enables a ‘refresh and renew’ option when reflecting on for the  relationship with myself and when coaching clients. This is a rich reference to be explored beyond the first read. It provides context to how we develop our concept of “self” through experience and time beyond the five senses of [...]

Open forum discussions: Lockdown and Beyond

March 27th, 2020|

Supporting you and our community. Free open forum discussions to engage on issues that matter to you at this time. You will experience an intro or refresh to the “Deep Democracy” and “Compassionate communication” skills. Come practice, fine tune and learn - we invite you to take this opportunity to support yourself, friends and family with meaningful people-engagement skills. Contact for the zoom invitation details. Pick a time that suits you. Families and teams are welcome to come as a unit.   Day Date Time Tuesday 31st March 2020 15h30–16h30 Thursday 2nd April 2020 16h00-17h00 Tuesday 7th April 2020 [...]

Family Counselling and Mediation

March 26th, 2020|

Glynis Ratcliffe specialises in family & divorce mediation. She is a SAAM (South African Association of Mediators) registered and FAMSA (Families South Africa) trained counsellor with over 20 years’ experience. Her career started with trauma counselling at Edenvale SAPS after a horrendous murder of a family and she has since dealt with numerous trauma cases, counselling victims of murder, rape, domestic violence and kidnapping. While working through these cases, she was motivated to start counselling entire families in need and her services grew to include divorce mediation. Contact us for more information: